java follies [was: PHP vs Perl (Put on flame proof gear)]
jonathan at carnageblender.com
Mon Mar 20 16:00:28 MST 2006
On Mon, 20 Mar 2006 12:24:17 -0700, "Bryan Sant" <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
> As far as java being verbose, it's about on par with object-oriented
> C++ code. You'll never have a type-safe language that's as compact as
> a dynamic language because you're always declaring types. It's a
> trade-off. However, with a modern IDE, the task is trival. And you
> make up any time that may have been lost (I don't believe that any is
> with an IDE), by avoiding many runtime errors that the compiler finds
> for you.
Victor Laszlo had a good post on this:
"It seems obvious to me that the strict typing basically catches errors
in code that you only have to write because of the strict typing."
C++ is history repeated as tragedy. Java is history repeated as farce. --Scott McKay
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